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UAE DS Allan Peiper Talks Tadej Pogačar

The penultimate time trial stage of the 2020 Tour de France turned the race on its head. With a stunning ride, Tadej Pogačar put time into everyone to take the overall lead. As Tadej said at the time it was a team effort, and one of the links in the UAE Team Emirates chain was DS Allan Peiper, Ed Hood managed to 'have a word'.

Phil Liggett Interviews PEZ? – !

After 18 years of covering le Tour de France, we've amassed a huge archive of classically PEZ reportage, including what may the earliest piece of PEZ material ever recorded, a once lost piece of rare video of ace cycling commentator Phil Liggett actually interviewing me! Grab a coffee and let’s set the ‘Way-Back’ machine to 1990...

How NTT’s Data Makes Watching LeTour Better

Tour de France fans this year will see more cool graphics, rider and race data, speeds, power output, and even predictions on when the break would be caught and who would win. Thanks to NTT - who specialize in collecting and applying data. But how does it all work? I talked with NTT's Peter Gray about how capturing over 150,000 points of data per hour is transforming our Tour viewing experience.

Groupama-FDJ’s Young Gun Lewis Askey Gets PEZ’d

There seems to be a lot of young British riders turning pro recently: Jake Stewart and Matthew Walls, to name two. Ed Hood caught up with Lewis Askey, who is with the Continental Groupama-FDJ team and, hopefully, heading towards a pro contract, to hear how he faired the Covid-19 lockdown and life with Groupama-FDJ.

Danish Star Jesper Skibby Gets PEZ’d!

There is so much more to the career of Jesper Skibby than being run over on the Koppenberg by the race director's car during the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Ed hood delved into the palmarès of the 'Great Dane' and had a word or two.

Australian Star Matt Wilson Gets PEZ’d!

Chris Selden was recently at the headquarters of the Australian Cycling Academy on the Sunshine Coast in Australia where he was lucky enough to catch up with two former stars turned team managers. Matt Wilson of FDJ, Garmin, GreenEdge and track star Ben Kersten.